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The Sanford Herald, N.C.School board members Cameron Sharpe and Wendy Carlyle don't appear to have any problem with Andy Bryan -- who's been chosen to lead Lee County Schools as of July. They do, however, take issue with the contract he will receive as the county's next...
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Middlesboro Daily News, Ky.Staff Report Southern Coal Group-Justice Corporation's Liggett area operations were idled at two Harlan County mines on Wednesday, with miners learning they no longer had jobs when reporting for work. Calls for comment to the company's headquarters in...
Bristol Herald Courier, Va.BIG STONE GAP, Va. -- Federal court Judge Glen Williams was remembered Monday as a great teller of tales, a kind and honest man and a champion for Southwest Virginians. Williams served in the federal court system for 47 years. He retired from his post...
Danville Register & Bee, Va.Demand for additional manufacturing workers across Virginia's former Tobacco Region will reach nearly 7,000 by 2017, according to a study paid for by the Virginia Tobacco Commission. However, there will be a supply gap of 1,045 medium-skilled,...
The Sanford Herald, N.C.Although the Lee County Small Business Expo originally scheduled for May 15 is no longer happening, at least not this spring, the Sanford Area Chamber of Commerce's other major May event is moving forward as planned. The Small Business Banquet,...
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - State and local officials promised an Egyptian company $200 million in tax breaks to build a fertilizer plant in southeast Iowa without knowledge of a pending lawsuit alleging one of the company's subsidiaries defrauded U.S....
Anchor/ReporterBones found by farmers and fishermen in our area are not resting in peace, but in limbo. Could computer scans, clay models and DNA help give them an identity? The state hopes you can help give an answer. The state medical examiner's office worked with...
FloriDUHDavid Zehntner, a pilot, had been returning home from North Carolina in his personal airplane when he decided to fly over his Labelle home. From his eye in the sky Zehntner saw something strange -- a silver truck with a white camper in his driveway. So...
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Virginia State Police are investigating a death that resulted from a train derailment. It happened at 11:45 p.m. Sunday night in Lee County, which is in far southwest Virginia. Troopers say a train derailed and overturned on a minivan parked next to...
email@example.comGrowing up in Clear Spring, biologist Kim Dryden's childhood seems almost like a Disney nature movie. Her father and grandfather both worked for the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, which gave her an unusual exposure to wildlife. "I remember...
An eastern Kentucky pastor wants Tennessee wildlife officials to return five venomous snakes confiscated in Knoxville. Gregory Coots, who's known as Jamie Coots, is pastor of at the Full Gospel Tabernacle in Jesus Name Church in Middlesboro. Coots...
A Virginia State trooper who was hit by a car last week on Route 29 in Amherst County has been released from the hospital. Trooper D.T. Wilson is now recovering at his Campbell County home. Wilson was hit by a car while helpling another man pick up...
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